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Leipa to install another containerboard machine at its Schwedt mill

27 Feb 2015 − German paper producer Leipa Georg Leinfelder announced that it would install another recycled containerboard PM which is to be commissioned as early as next year.» more

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Paloma launches €15m capital increase

26 Feb 2015 − Tissue manufacturer Paloma is looking for investor to raise capital and expand capacity.» more

Administrators appointed to Aylesford Newsprint, mill closed

25 Feb 2015 − Allan Graham and Rob Croxen from KPMG have been appointed as administrators to Aylesford Newsprint Limited on Tuesday 24 February 2015.» more

Containerboard manufacturers announce price hikes in France

24 Feb 2015 − As the third week in February came to an end, the first corrugated case material manufacturer announced to charge more for recycled containerboard. Others suppliers intend to follow its lead.» more

Aylesford to go into administration

23 Feb 2015 − Aylesford Newsprint Limited announced to staff this morning that it is making an application to the courts to go into administration and expects this to occur later today. » more

DS Smith to acquire Duropack for €300m

23 Feb 2015 − DS Smith Plc has announced the proposed acquisition of the Duropack business for approximately €300m. » more

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SCA to implement temporary layoffs at Nokia tissue mill

20 Feb 2015 − SCA Hygiene Products will reduce workforce at its Nokia tissue mill without cutting any jobs. Following talks with employee representatives, the company announced temporary layoff measures instead.» more

Czech government to sell Slovenia's newsprint manufacturer Vipap Videm

19 Feb 2015 − Czech ministry of finance readies the divestment of its majority stake in paper manufacturer Vipap Videm. » more

Stora Enso completes divestment of Uetersen mill

18 Feb 2015 − The Uetersen specialty paper and fine paper mill in Germany has changed hands. Stora Enso has completed the divestment of the mill which will add some products to its existing portfolio in the future.» more

Board prices in the UK under pressure

17 Feb 2015 − The strong pound is putting the squeeze on board prices in the UK. Some suppliers already granted discounts in February, while others might follow suit in March, according to respondents.» more